Archive for August, 2009
As my hero prepares to undress my heroine in my current book (A SEASON OF SEDUCTION starring Lady Rebecca from A HINT OF WICKED!), I am researching stays (corsets) and how they were worn in the 1820′s, and I came upon a story of a mother who has three children, … read more ↦
At least, they don’t mix for me. I mean, I don’t have time to be a gourmet cook! I hardly have time to go to the grocery store. It takes me a full day to plan and execute a “good” meal. I’m so super jealous of all those writers who … read more ↦
I just added a new contest over in my Bonus Features section. It’s an ongoing contest, and I’ll be giving away two historical romances (winner’s choice) every week. Most of them are signed! I’m totally giddy about this contest–these are great books, and I just love giving cool things away … read more ↦
I’m researching scandalous marriages today and came across a lecture entitled “On Woman” delivered by Colonel Willyams at the Cornwall Literary and Philosophical Society in 1819.
The good colonel spends some time extolling the virtues of women, but then turns to their more despicable qualities. Then he says he’s set … read more ↦
Congrats to Jessica M., who won (per random.org) my most recent contest! She gets a copy of A HINT OF WICKED by me, a copy of HIGHLAND OBSESSION also by me (but writing as Dawn Halliday, lol), and a bunch of author goodies.
Thanks to all who entered the contest! … read more ↦